Nail Technology

  • Cost of Education:

    • Tuition is $5,150

    • Applicaton Fee is $100

    Course Mission:

    • To Prepare each Nail Technology student to become a successful Nail Technician.

    • To teach our Nail Technology students not only the basics of Nail Technology and the most advanced techniques in the field, but also the methods of providing exemplary customer service to clients.

    • To prepare each Nail Technology student for the SC State Board Examination.

    • To give each Nail Technology student the opportunity to train and compete in hair styling competitions.

    Satisfactory Progress:

    Teachers keep daily progress records for each student, and students receive copies of monthly summaries of the progress reports. Charleston Cosmetology Institute uses the following grading system:














    Below 75


    Periodic examinations are part of the evaluation procedures in all courses. Students must complete the training in no more than 1 1/4 times the normal time necessary to complete the program to be considered in satisfactory progress.

    Course Requirements for Completion:

    • Complete 600 hours of training.

    • Maintain a passing score of 75% or better to receive school's diploma and to be eligible for the State Board Examination.

    • Pass school's final examination.

    • Pay all tuition and other fees in full before completing 500 of the 600 hour course.

    • Take and pass a written practical exam to become licensed by the State Board as a Cosmetologist.

    Daytime Nail Technology Classes begin six times a year.

    Start Date Classes Available
    January 26th Cosmetology & Nail Technology
    March 30th Cosmetology, Nail Technology, & Esthetics
    May 25th Cosmetology & Nail Technology
    July 27th Cosmetology, Nail Technology, & Esthetics
    September 28th Cosmetology & Nail Technology
    November 30th Cosmetology, Nail Technology, & Esthetics

    Appoximate Completion of Course:

    Day Nail Technology - 05 Months

    Gainful Employment Disclosure